Introducing adjustment layers


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Introducing adjustment layers

In this exercise, I'm going to introduce you to adjustment layers, which are independent layers of color adjustment inside Photoshop. They affect all the layers below them. They remain 100% editable. So you can always go back and change your mind. And they're nondestructive. And that they temporarily as opposed to permanently affect the colors of pixels inside of your images. We're going to employ a couple of Brightness/Contrast layers in order to more or less match these butterflies to each other. So you may recall I've got Light butterfly.jpg and Dark butterfly.jpg opened, here inside of Photoshop.

I have made some modifications to the images. Let's see how well I've done in making these two butterflies look the same by going up to the Arrange Documents icon here in the Applications Bar and choosing 2 Up. Now we'll see the two butterfly side-by-side. We've got Dark butterfly.jpg on left and Light butterfly.jpg on right. I'm going to press Shift+Spacebar tog...

Introducing adjustment layers
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Introducing adjustment layers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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